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which will be helpful for technology companies. it allow are for facebook and other technology media companies to recruit americans for job before hiring foreign workers. they have long complained about a shortage of high skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> a man is accused of a shooting on the las vegas strip is due in court today. 27-year-old harris was extradited and had been held there since february 2elth. -- 28th. he is being charged with multiple counts including murder. >>> an suv slammed into a dental office which happened in sit is stress -- citrus heights. an elderly woman mistakenly stepped on a gas pedal sending her car into a building and the driver was not injured. >>> special events will be held today remembering the worst disaster in history. the annual parade and dinner will commemorate the san francisco earthquake. both take place this afternoon. now only one survivor will be here and that's winnie hook, only seven years old, she was only 2 when the quake destroyed her home in san jose. >>> there is some trouble in downtown oakland, what is going on, sal? >> that'
Apr 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the google glass. >> reporter: technology consultant often starts her day at a favorite coffee shop but she looks a little different today. you will see lisa's brand new google glass. she is one of the first to buy it. here is what lisa sees when she walks into the cafe and when she gets noticed. >> i am looking at you. you can see me looking at you. this happens a lot. >> from people ignoring that i am wearing them to people asking. how much did those cost? >> reporter: glass currently costs about $1,500. it is a way to hook up to the internet via wifi or your smart phone and see the web right in front of you. you can walk into a store and search for the item you are looking at or save the image for later. >> right now you can actually touch this button and initiate a photo taking. you can also say glass take a picture. and it will take a picture. >> reporter: it is early for google glass which won't go mainstream until next year. you can see something about how google plans to take the net to the streets. it is the next step in wearable technology. lots of people have bands like this on t
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
be the next big cool thing in technology. >> in a story you'll see only on nbc bay area or tech reporter got to spend the day with google glass. this kind of looks like smug out of star trek. >> seeing google glass is kind of like seeing something from the sigh fie past that comes into the present. this is what it looks like. we got a chance to follow lisa around. she is one of the first people to gie google glass which is? an early test phase. it works by bringing the internet to a screen you can see right in front of you and it does that via wi-fi or blue tooth from you phone. you can press a button to maneuver around the phone or use voice commands to search, brows and even social network. >> you can push this button and initiate a photo taking or film wu but you can also say glass, take a picture and it will take a picture. >> this is just the beginning. smartphone developers did this. eventually developers will get ahold of glass an create apps for it. for now it's a work in progress. the initial buy in to be part of the google glass testing program $1500. >> we have a lot of questions
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
some new social he had get because there's technology in google glass that allows people to take pictures by winking and doing other things like that. he says obviously, there are situations where it won't be appropriate to record with google glass. a lot of privacy concerns with that. stocks off to a good start because of corporate earnings. dow up by 108. nasdaq up 25. s&p up 11. google shares up just slightly. frank and michelle, back to you. >> looking good. thank you, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >>> a woman goa se when she tobacco a bathroom break at a circus in kansas over the weekend. she ran into an escaped tiger. the tiger act had just wrapped up when the big cat got loose. and, of course, being a female the animal headed straight for the women's restroom. security had cleared the area except for one person, jenna, who used another entrance to use the facilities and found herself face to face with the an massachusetts. >> my first thought was okay, i need to be calm, turn around, walk out. you'll be fine. that's what i did. >> jenna said it was quick bu
Apr 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
facebook worked hard to get a provision in the reform bill that will be helpful to technology companies. the proposed new rules would allow facebook and other high- tech companies to avoid a requirement that they make a good faith effort to recruit americans for jobs before hiring foreign workers. the high-tech industry has long complained about a shortage of qualified engineers and other high-skilled workers here in the u.s. >>> america is footing most of the bill when it comes to overseas military bases. the senate armed services committee has found the u.s. is paying $10 billion a year to operate bases in countries including germany, japan and south korea. the report outlines problems in getting compensations from other countries and the pentagon may close some bases to save money. >>> the distinguished warfare medal was approved by leon panetta, and some lawmakers were concerned that the medal would be placed above those for battlefield valor. chuck hagel nixed the medal in favor of in addition to existing medals. >>> he's trying to rebuild a tainted political career. but now mark s
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fire safety technologies. and improve the level of operating redundancy. this will be on all 24 of their ships as this, they say will expand the availability of postal services for the comfort of guest. this is if the ship was power. they had bad publicity what they had those accidents when the power was out and customers were left with a pretty bad vacation. there are hoping this will improve again and they will get good princely. policy. >> let us take a live look at the reopening of the exploratoryium . >> located now at pier 15 where they are during the ceremony to kick it off. we will be right back. >> that is it for this morning. a lot of new developments happening in the wake of the bombings of the marathon in boston. stay tuned for the 24/7 news channel for the latest. as was our web site kron4.com , facebook and twitter pages as an aberration become available. >> dr.